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Located in the province of Karabuk – in the northwest of Black Sea-, Safranbolu was once a rich town, owing its wealth and importance to the trade of ”saffron” whose name also derives from. It is a well-preserved Ottoman town which is famous for its Ottoman-era wooden houses and architecture and qualifies as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is town that reflects all the characteristics and cultures of traditional Turkish society. For sure, Safranbolu has more to offer you besides its perfectly preserved mansions.Once you set foot in the historical village, you need to walk around the Old District that is surrounded by Ottoman mansions. Bazaars, cafes, gift shops are all around for visitors. Kaymakamlar Evi and Kilerciler Evi both should be definitely in the list to discover daily Ottoman life, including typical costumes and furniture. Hıdırlık, a hill that has the most beautiful sight of the town gives you the opportunity to get scenic views over Safranbolu. Cinci Han is one of the well- known structure whose history dates back to 1600s. It is a must-seen attraction that has been restored in the modern times and now serves as a hotel and cafe. Yoruk Village, Koprulu Mehmet Pasha Mosque are another popular points that can be seen. Do not give an end to your trip without a short visit to Old Bazaars like Yemeniciler and Bakırcılar Bazaars in which you can buy some souveniers as a memory and explore traditional handcrafts.
Having easy access by bus from Istanbul, Safranbolu is a unique destination for those looking for a different experience in Turkey. This humble village will definitely attract your attention with its charming atmosphere. An Ottoman Village in Black Sea, far from stress and crowd! It will worth visiting!
Travel Booking Turkey by Imperial Travel Turkey created a unique program called 10 Days Turkey Winter Tour which combines breathtaking and peaceful destionations such as Sapanca Masukiye, Cappadocia, Abant along with Safranbolu with the chance of spending an overnight at an Ottoman-style accomodation.
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